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  1. Masahiro Tanaka threw a successful bullpen session

    Sep 7, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka stepped back on a mound Saturday for the first time since a bout of arm fatigue shut down his rehab program. He’s trying to avoid surgery for a partially-torn UCL in his right elbow.

  2. Mike Napoli out Sunday due to stomach bug

    Sep 7, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT

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    Mike Napoli made an early exit from Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Blue Jays after falling ill and is not in the Red Sox starting lineup for Sunday’s series finale. Allen Craig will start at first base and Yoenis Cespedes will DH.

  3. Video: Albert Pujols tallies 2,500th career hit with go-ahead two-run double in ninth inning

    Sep 7, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

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    Watch as Albert Pujols tallies career hit No. 2,500 with this go-ahead two-run double down the left-field line in the top of the ninth inning Saturday night at Minnesota’s Target Field …

  4. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 7, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT

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    The Brewers led the National League Central for 159 straight days, but they could fall all the way back to third place by dinner time on Sunday evening. Lance Lynn did a fine job of damage control for six innings and Matt Adams and Oscar Taveras both homered off Kyle Lohse as the Cardinals took down host Milwaukee 5-3 on Saturday night at Miller Park, moving to four games up in the division standings.

  5. Phillies interim CEO Pat Gillick says GM Ruben Amaro and manager Ryne Sanderg are safe

    Sep 2, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Hall of Fame executive Pat Gillick is serving as the Phillies’ interim president and CEO while David Montgomery recovers from surgery for jaw cancer and chatted with reporters at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday for the first time since assuming the gig.

  6. Joc Pederson starting Tuesday over Yasiel Puig, who was almost late to Dodger Stadium

    Sep 2, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is batting just .210/.295/.240 since the beginning of August and newly-promoted prospect Joc Pederson is starting over him on Tuesday night against the Nationals. Which gives you some context for this string of tweets from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times …

  7. Video: Giancarlo Stanton notches 35th HR, 100th RBI

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton picked up his 35th home run of the season and 100th and 101st RBI with this blast to left-center field in the bottom of the third inning Tuesday night in Miami …

  8. Yankees will wear cap and uniform patches honoring Derek Jeter for the final three weeks

    Sep 2, 2014, 8:17 PM EDT

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    It’s usually an honor reserved for players who have recently had their number retired, or been elected to the Hall of Fame, or died. But the Yankees want to sell some merchandise, people …

  9. White Sox aren’t calling up top pick Carlos Rodon

    Sep 2, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Scott Merkin wrote last month that there was a “better-than-average” chance of left-hander Carlos Rodon — who was selected third overall in this year’s draft — joining the White Sox as a September callup. But it’s not going to happen.

  10. Diamondbacks activate A.J. Pollock and Chris Owings

    Sep 2, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Chris Owings and A.J. Pollock are back with the Diamondbacks on Tuesday after lengthy disabled list stints.

  11. Rusney Castillo debuts in the Gulf Coast League

    Aug 31, 2014, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Rusney Castillo made his debut in MLB-affiliated ball on Sunday afternoon with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox, singling through the left side of the infield in his first of two plate appearances and striking out looking in his second.

  12. Video: Jose Bautista homers for fifth straight game

    Aug 31, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT

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    Watch as Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista leaves the yard for the fifth time in five games Sunday afternoon against the Yankees …

  13. Blue Jays give Derek Jeter a trip to Canadian Rockies

    Aug 31, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Derek Jeter’s retirement tour continued Sunday afternoon at Rogers Centre in Toronto, where the Blue Jays presented him a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and this really cool trip …

  14. Dodgers activate Hyun-Jin Ryu and Juan Uribe from DL

    Aug 31, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

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    Hyun-Jin Ryu is back in the Dodgers’ starting rotation after missing a little over two weeks with a strained glute and Juan Uribe is back at third base after sitting out 15 days with a strained hamstring.

  15. Reds trade setup man Jonathan Broxton to the Brewers

    Aug 31, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT

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    The National League Central-leading Brewers just made a pretty significant upgrade to their bullpen. From Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com comes word that Milwaukee has acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton in a waiver trade with the Reds.

  16. Miguel Cabrera sits Sunday with nagging ankle injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera had to leave the second half of Saturday’s doubleheader against the White Sox after struggling to make it down the first base line on a fourth-inning groundout. He’s been battling a right ankle injury for several weeks, and it seems only to be getting worse.

  17. A’s acquire veteran slugger Adam Dunn from the White Sox

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT

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    The A’s announced Sunday morning that they have acquired veteran designated hitter Adam Dunn from the White Sox for minor league reliever Nolan Sanburn.

  18. Jacoby Ellsbury out again Sunday with left ankle injury

    Aug 31, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

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    Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is sitting out a second consecutive game after injuring his left ankle on a slide into home plate Friday night …

  19. Jay Bruce on rough 2014 season: “It’s honestly been the most embarrassing year of my life”

    Aug 31, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

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    Jay Bruce finished 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in Saturday’s loss to the Pirates and is now batting .217/.292/.369 with 130 strikeouts in 114 total games this season. He’s sporting a career-worst .661 OPS and it looks like he’ll finish with fewer than 20 home runs for the first time since breaking into the major leagues in 2008.

  20. Giants, Dodgers, A’s among teams with interest in acquiring veteran slugger Adam Dunn

    Aug 31, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

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    White Sox veteran slugger Adam Dunn appears willing to waive his no-trade clause and join a contending team for his first taste of postseason baseball …

  21. Video: Padres notch third straight extra-innings walkoff

    Aug 31, 2014, 9:34 AM EDT

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    Check out Alexi Amarista guiding the Padres to their third consecutive extra-innings walkoff victory with an RBI single to shallow left-center field Saturday night against the visiting Dodgers …

  22. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT

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    This weekend has been a nightmare for the A’s. They headed into Anaheim on Thursday for the start of a four-game series with the goal of recapturing the lead in the American League West standings, but runs have been difficult to come by and now the Angels enter play Sunday looking for the sweep.

  23. Xander Bogaerts cleared to return from the 7-day concussion disabled list on Saturday night

    Aug 27, 2014, 11:27 PM EDT

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    Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has passed MLB’s concussion protocol and will return from the 7-day disabled list this Saturday night.

  24. Video: Andrelton Simmons protects the Braves’ late lead with an amazing play at shortstop

    Aug 27, 2014, 10:23 PM EDT

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    Andrelton Simmons kept the Braves’ late lead intact with this ridiculous play Wednesday night against the Mets …

  25. Manny Machado undergoes season-ending knee surgery

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:48 PM EDT

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    Orioles infielder Manny Machado underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee.

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